This might seem counterintuitive if you’ve ever cooled yourself down by the stiff breeze of an electric fan, but a new review published in the Cochrane Library suggests that there’s no good evidence that fans help during a heatwave.
How long could you live off dehydrated fruit and powdered eggs? For astronauts on two- to three-year missions in outer space, subsisting on just-add-water meals gets old pretty fast.
Your heart and lungs will thank you for kicking your cigarette habit, but your waistline may not.
A study published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal finds that uncircumcised boys have a higher risk of urinary tract infection (UTI) than circumcised boys, a condition that could lead to kidney damage and scarring if …
The mysterious illness that has killed dozens of Cambodian children may be a deadly strain of hand, foot and mouth disease, a common childhood illness. Lab tests have confirmed that a virulent strain of the disease called EV-71 …
If cigarette smoking were banned from teen-friendly movies, would kids be less likely to pick up the habit? Researchers at the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College think so.
Health experts offer tips for navigating the cereal aisle and finding the most nutritious — and tastiest — options among the fruity flakes and fiber twigs
Researchers at University of Arizona have created a set of robotic legs that mimic a real human gait.
What the drug company did to promote Paxil, Wellbutrin and Avandia illegally — and what it meant for patients
The 4th of July is all about friends, family and food, and you can still have fun without sacrificing your healthy habits or beach body. Health experts Dr. Wayne Andersen, medical director of Take Shape for Life, and Cristina …
Women who drank five or more cups of coffee a day were about 50% less likely to get pregnant through in-vitro fertilization (IVF) than non-drinkers, according to a recent Danish study.
With all those raging hormones, every teenager is bound to “lose it” at one time or another. But a recent study suggests that adolescents’ attacks of anger may indicate something more serious than your standard puberty-related mood swings